Electoral district of Rockdale

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Location within Sydney

Rockdale is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by John Flowers of the Liberal Party of Australia.

History[edit]

Rockdale was first created in 1927, with the breakup of the multi-member St George. In 1930, it was abolished and largely replaced by Arncliffe. In 1941, Arncliffe was abolished and replaced by a recreated Rockdale and Cook's River.

Members for Rockdale[edit]

First incarnation (1927–1930)
Member Party Term
  Guy Arkins Nationalist 1927–1930
Second incarnation (1941–present)
Member Party Term
  John McGrath Labor 1941–1959
  Brian Bannon Labor 1959–1986
  Barrie Unsworth Labor 1986–1991
  George Thompson Labor 1991–2003
  Frank Sartor Labor 2003–2011
  John Flowers Liberal 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2011: Rockdale[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Flowers 19,072 43.3 +9.9
Labor Steve Kamper 15,990 36.3 -14.0
Greens Lauren Moore 3,877 8.8 +1.2
Independent Michael Nagi 3,274 7.4 +7.4
Christian Democrats Anita Strezova 1,881 4.3 +4.3
Total formal votes 44,094 96.2 +0.4
Informal votes 1,757 3.8 -0.4
Turnout 45,851 92.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal John Flowers 20,546 53.6 +13.9
Labor Steve Kamper 17,805 46.4 -13.9
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +13.9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results". NSW Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 

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